Type: Intense instruction for pianists. Age & Level: 11-19;
early advanced-concert level; audition required. Site: Univ.
of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 July.
BRIAN LE WIS - Young Artist Program ( 12—12)
Alice Joy Lewis, Exec. Dir.
Brian Lewis, Musical Dir.
James Stern, Simon James, Previous Featured Teachers
PO Box 99 (785) 242-0242, 214-0141
Ottawa, KS 66067
Type: Advanced violin studies. Age & Level: Up to age 18;
virtuoso violinists; audition required. Site: Ottawa Univ.,
Ottawa, KS. Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 June. Cost: Tuition
free; room/board paid by student.
SOuND ENCOuNtERS ( 115—20)
Alice Joy Lewis, Dir.
Brian Lewis, David Garrett, David Barg, Previous Featured
PO Box 99, Ottawa, KS 66067 (785) 242-0242, 214-0141
Type: Chamber music, master classes, chamber orchestra.
Age & Level: Primarily high school & college (some
younger); advanced string students; minimum level Bach
a minor Concerto, violinists; audition required only for
master class participation. Site: Ottawa Univ. Dates: 2019
TBD; 2018 June.
Jamey Aebersold’s Summer Jazz Workshops
Jamey Aebersold, Dir.
Jason Lindsey, Workshop Admin’r
Chris Potter, David Liebman, Randy Brecker, Dan Haerle,
Jimmy Cobb, Previous Featured Teachers
PO Box 1244 (812) 944-8141
New Albany, IN 47151-1244 twitter.com/jazzwithjamey
Type: Jazz classes, rehearsals, master classes, concerts,
combos; theory. Age & Level: Students of all ages &
abilities; no audition. Site: Univ. of Louisville. Dates: 2019
TBD; 2018 July. Cost: $595 (tuition).
Kneisel Hall Adult Chamber Music Institute ( 25-35— 5
+ 10 teaching assistants)
Laurie Smukler, Art. Dir.,
Scott Woolweaver, Prog. Dir.
Ellen Werner, Exec. Dir.
PO Box 648, Blue Hill, ME 04614 (207) 374-2811
Type: Chamber music for strings & piano, occasional wind
instrument. Age & Level: Adult, intermediate-advanced; no
audition. Site: Blue Hill, ME. Dates: mid-Aug.
Kneisel Hall Chamber Music School ( 51—12)
Laurie Smukler, Art. Dir.
Ellen Werner, Exec. Dir.
Laurie Smukler, Ronald Copes, Joel Smirnoff,
Joel Krosnick, Robert MacDonald, Featured Teachers
PO Box 648, Blue Hill, ME 04614 (207) 374-2811
Type: Chamber music training for strings & piano. Age
& Level: 18-27; pre-professional; audition tape required.
Site: Blue Hill, ME. Dates: mid-June-Mid Aug. Cost: Full
Monteux School & Music Festival ( 65—5)
Michael Jinbo, Mus. Dir.
Marc Thayer, Exec. Dir.
Michael Jinbo, Featured Teacher
PO Box 457, Hancock, ME 04640-0457 (207) 812-6260
Type: Professional development for conductors & orchestra
musicians; intensive program of readings & public
performances of about 60 orchestral works; conducting
class has up to 18 participants, with each also playing in
the orchestra. Age & Level: 18 & older by date of arrival;
professional level; online application & audition videos
required of new applicants or returning applicants who did
not attend in 2018. Site: Hancock, ME. Dates: June 16-July
29, 2019. Cost: $1200-2750.
New England Music Camp ( 195—50)
Kim Wiggin, Dir.
8 Golden Rod Lane (844) 476-6976 x 801
Sidney, ME 04330 twitter.com/nemusiccamp
Type: Music instruction; orchestra, band, choir, piano,
classical guitar, musical theater. Age & Level: 11-18;
audition required. Site: Sidney, ME. Dates: June 29-July
22, 2019 (Session I); July 22-Aug. 12, 2019 (Session II);
June 29-Aug. 12, 2019 (Full Session) Cost: $4800 (3-
week sessions), $8400 (6-week session); financial aid &
Portland String Quartet International Workshop
Portland String Quartet
Ronald Lantz, Admissions Contact
179 Longfellow St., Portland, ME 04103
Type: Two weeks of intensive daily coachings, master
classes & a faculty concert by the Portland String Quartet,
culminating in performances of major quartet literature by
the participants. Age & Level: 14-professional; audition
required (tape or in person). Site: Saint Joseph’s Coll.,
Standish, ME. Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 July-Aug.
Southern Maine Music Academy ( 110—17)
Benjamin Potvin, Camp Dir.
Lori Arsenault, Ops. Mgr. ( firstname.lastname@example.org, 207-780-5142)
Jackie Townsend, Christopher Oberholtzer Featured
Univ. of Southern Maine, School of Mus.
37 College Ave., Gorham, ME 04038 (207) 780-5142
Type: Residential (commuter option available), concert
band, jazz band. Age & Level: Incoming 9th grade to
outgoing 12th grade; audition is for placement only, not
admission. Site: Univ. of Southern Maine, Gorham campus.
Dates: July 2019. Cost: $740 (includes room & board).
Updated cost will be published in November at the
SummerKeys ( 20-60 per week— 25)
Bruce Potterton, Dir.
Helen Lelievre, Admissions Dirs.
32 N. Main St., Boonton, NJ 07005 (973) 316-6220
Type: Intensive study & practice; piano, jazz piano, voice,
guitar, cello, violin, cabaret, fiddle, clarinet, flute, viola,
piano 4-hands, composition, oboe, trumpet, mandolin,
celtic (lever) harp. Age & Level: Adults; beginners-advanced; no audition. Site: Lubec, ME. Dates: June 17-
Aug. 30, 2019. Cost: $695.
BSO Academy Week
1212 Cathedral St. (410) 783-8051
Baltimore, MD 21201-5545 twitter.com/BaltSymphony
Type: Orchestral Track; Chamber Music Track; Music
Educator Track; Arts Administrator Track. Age & Level:
Adult musicians, music educators, arts administrators.
Site: Baltimore. Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 July. Cost: $1800
the National Orchestral Institute ( 85-100— 45)
Richard Scerbo, Dir.
2110 Clarice Smith Center (301) 405-2787
College Park, MD 20742-1625 twitter.com/noifestival
Type: Advanced orchestral study. Age & Level: 18-28; audition
required. Site: Univ. of Maryland, College Park. Dates:
2019 TBD; 2018 June.
Amherst Early Music Festival
Marilyn Boenau, Exec. Dir.
Frances Blaker, Festival Dir.
Nathaniel Allen House, Suite 206
35 Webster St., West Newton, MA 02465 (781) 488-3337
Type: Workshop on Medieval, Renaissance, & Baroque
music & dance. Age & Level: 15+; lo-int-adv; no audition.
Site: Connecticut Coll., New London, CT. Dates: July 14-
21, 21-28, 2019. Cost: $575-$650 per week for tuition.
(2018 rates, 2019 tba) See website for room and board
Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA
Philippa Thompson, Program Mgr.
Michael Gordon, David Lang, Julia Wolfe, Bang on a Can
All-Stars, Todd Reynolds, Featured Teachers
80 Hanson Pl., Suite 301 (718) 852-7755
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Type: Cutting edge contemporary music residency & festival
for composers & performers. Age & Level: 21 & older; grad
and post-grad students & young professionals; in-person
audition not required. Site: Massachusetts Museum of
Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA. Dates: 2019 TBD;
2018 July. Cost: $2900 (includes room & board); $40
Belvoir terrace ( 150—20 music teachers, 90 faculty)
Diane Goldberg Marcus, Nancy Goldberg
101 W. 79 St. (212) 580-3398
New York, NY 10024 twitter.com/belvoirterrace
Type: Instrumental & vocal; private & class; chamber music,
orchestra, opera & musical theater. Age & Level: 8-16; all
levels. Site: Lenox, MA. Dates: June 24-Aug. 7, 2019. Offers
3, 5 & 6 week sessions. Cost: 6 Wk. Session-$12, 300, 5
Wk. Session-$11, 200, 3 Wk. Session-$9, 200
Berklee College of Music Five-Week Summer
Performance Program (1000— 250)
Oisin McAuley, Dir.
Theodora Mara, Ass’t Dir.
150 Massachusetts Ave., Rm. 118 (617) 747-2504
Boston, MA 02215 twitter.com/berkleesummer
production, young kids, & more. Age & Level: Minimum
15; minimum six months playing experience; beginning
through advanced; audition for placement only. Site:
Berklee Coll. of Mus., Boston. Dates: July-Aug. Cost: $55
(registration fee), $5375 (tuition), $3675 (housing).
Berkshire Choral International ( 150—12)
Debi Kennedy, Pres. & CEO
Frank Nemhauser, Art. Dir.
Gary Thor Wedow (Sonoma), Erin Freeman (Boston),
Tom Hall, Featured Teachers
(Richmond), Heinz Ferlesch (Prague), featured teachers.
245 N. Undermountain Rd. (413) 229-8526
Sheffield, MA 01257
Type: Choral singing; total immersion of choristers & conductors. Age & Level: Serious amateur, 18+ years old.
Site: Sonoma, CA; Boston, MA; Richmond, VA; Prague,
Czech Republic Dates: June 9-Aug. 11, 2019 (four 1-week
sessions) Cost: Tuition fees range from $2000-$3500
depending on venue.
Boston univ. tanglewood Institute (ButI) ( 430—80 Pt)
Hilary Field Respass, Exec. Dir.
Grace Kennerly, Dir., Admissions & Art. Planning
855 Commonwealth Ave. (617) 353-3386
Boston, MA 02215 twitter.com/bu_tanglewood
Early June-mid Aug.: 45 West St., Lenox, MA 01240
Type: Boston Univ. College of Fine Arts summer training
program, in association with the Tanglewood Mus.
Center & Boston Symph. Orch. Age & Level: Ages 10-20;
intermediate to advanced; application & audition required
for admission consideration. Site: Lenox, MA. Dates: 2019
TBD; 2018 June-Aug.
Composers Conference ( 65—30)
Jessica Tong, Chamber Mus. Dir.
Kathryn Welter, Exec. Dir.
Miranda Cuckson, Sunghae AnnaLim, Liuh-Wen Ting,
Chris Gross, Steven Beck, Featured Teachers
PO Box 5507 (508) 276-1011
Wayland, MA 01778 twitter.com/CConference
Type: Amateur. Age & Level: 18-80; audition required. Site:
Brandeis Univ. Dates: July 21-Aug. 4, 2019. Cost: $698-
Country Dance & Song Society (CDSS) Summer
Dance & Music Camps - Adult Programs & Family
Katy German, Exec. Dir.
116 Pleasant St., #345 (413) 203-5467 x 2
Easthampton, MA 01027-2759 twitter.com/cdssorg
Type: Dance & music classes, singing & special workshops,
storytelling. Age & Level: 15 & up (Adult Programs);
all levels; no audition; 2 & up (Family Programs). Site:
Plymouth, MA (Pinewoods); High View, WV (Timber
Ridge); Lyman, NH (Ogontz). Dates: July 7-Aug. 17, 2019.
Duxbury Music Festival (South Shore Conservatory)
Stephen Dietz, Fest. Dir.
Eimear Gorman, Fest. Mgr.
64 St. George St., PO Box 1523 (781) 934-2731 Ext. 10
Duxbury, MA 02331-1523
Type: The Duxbury Music Festival is an intensive program for
the study and performance of solo and chamber
repertoire for undergraduate and graduate students and
adult professionals. Festival Director, Stephen Deitz,
has gathered a renowned faculty who offer chamber
performances, as well as individual instruction and
ensemble coaching. Age & Level: 18 + up, no audition req.
Site: Ellison Center for the Arts, Duxbury Campus. Dates:
2019 TBD; 2018 July. Cost: $150 application fee, $2950
boarding students; $2200 commuting students.
Lyricafest ( 25—3)
Laura Bossert, Terry King, Co-Dirs.
53 S. Great Rd., Lincoln, MA 01773 (781) 472-9854
Type: Intensive chamber music festival; each string ensemble
will perform in master classes, outreach venues & a final
public concert. Age & Level: College, graduate & advanced
high school students; audition required. Site: Lincoln, MA.
Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 May-June. Cost: $875.
Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance
Practice (SICPP) (x— 13)
Stephen Drury, Art. Dir.
c/o Stephen Drury, New England Conservatory
290 Huntington Ave. (617) 585-1100
Boston, MA 02115 twitter.com/sicpp
Type: Chamber music festival focusing on the works of the
20th & 21st centuries; electronic workshop; composition
workshop; master classes, lessons, colloquia, rehearsals,
nightly concerts. Site: New England Conservatory of Mus.,
Boston. Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018 June.
tanglewood Music Center ( 155—75)
Ellen Highstein, Dir.
Michael Nock, Assoc. Dir., Student Affairs
c/o Symphony Hall
301 Massachusetts Ave. (617) 638-9230
Boston, MA 02115 twitter.com/tanglewoodma
Type: Chamber music, orchestra, voice, composition, conducting, audio engineering, piano technology, orchestra
librarianship, printed programs. Age & Level: College,
advanced level; audition required. Site: Lenox, MA. Dates:
2019 TBD; 2018 June-July.
the Western Wind Summer Workshops in Ensemble
Singing ( 40-50— 9)
William Zukof, Dir.
Carly Gordon, Admissions Dir.
Linda Lee Jones, Todd Frizzell, William Zukof,
Gayla Morgan, Robert Eisenstein, Previous Featured
New York, N Y 10025
Type: Each participant joins a small ensemble that is guided
by a member of The Western Wind; participants sing a wide
selection of music; master-class sessions. Age & Level:
Singers at all levelsprofessionals & amateurs, soloists &
ensemble performers, conductors & music teachers. Site:
Smith Coll., Northhampton, MA. Dates: 2019 TBD; 2018
June-Aug. Cost: $275 (weekend), $540 (5-day), $605
(8-day); plus housing & food (double occupancy): $185
(weekend), $470 (5-day), $705 (8-day); prices subject to